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Sunday, February 7, 2010

Adara's Toffee Fudge Brownies

These brownies are dense and fudgy in the center and flaky on the outside. Absolutely amazing. These are my daughter's creation, and my all-time favorite brownie recipe. The photo here was taken after a night in the fridge smooshed under various leftovers. They actually "glisten and crumble" more when they are fresh from the oven. A different version of this can be found in another place on this blog, but this is the recipe the way my daughter makes it:

1/2 cup butter
8 oz. high quality dark chocolate (60 - 70%), chopped
1 1/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
3 large eggs (beat well after each egg)
3/4 cup flour (don't over-mix)
1 cup chopped toffee pieces

Preheat over to 350ºF. In a small saucepan, melt butter and chocolate over low heat. Remove from heat and whisk in sugar and salt. Pour into a cold bowl and add eggs one at a time, beating well after each egg. Carefully add flour and toffee and don't over-mix.

Bake in a buttered 8-inch square pan for about 45 minutes or until the edges pull away from the pan. Do not overcook! Cool before cutting.

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